Modern Garden Design

Modern Garden Design Landscape Design  and Garden Design is not merely limited to the aesthetic and beautification of a house or office. Current practices address the amenity, air quality, climate modification, water management, local food production, biodiversity and habitat creation as well. Providing spaces which are light filled for warmth or shaded and sheltered for coolness, buffered from wind and rain or adverse solar conditions is also a function of good design. The need for modern landscape design and modern garden design has increased exponentially over the past years. People have started to accept that modern landscape design and modern garden design are now considered an integral part of the decor of the house. The design of gardens plays an essential role in any sustainable role of a home. Sustainable landscaping is a specific approach used to construct both natural and artificial landscapes in order to improve the overall aesthetic of the building and form a landscape which enhances the beauty of the existing natural landscape. These modern landscape designs are constructed in such a way that they are self-sufficient and self-perpetuating by working with and enhancing the surrounding location and environment. Lachie Anderson Landscapes endeavors to enhance the beauty of the natural environment in order to improve the sustainability of the client’ home. Sustainable landscaping attempts to restore pre-existing components of the land prior to development of the site. The aim is to promote biodiversity. Sustainable landscaping may also involve introducing elements and components that did not originally exist but may be of benefit to the site and environment. It ensures that the landscape is sustainable economically, socially and environmentally. Here are some of the important factors that constitute modern landscape design and modern garden design. The Site One of the most important factors for modern landscape designs is the actual tract of land or site where landscaping is required. Sustainable landscaping can be applied to all sites to various degrees. However, Lachie Anderson Landscapes can tackle a variety of sites and the constraints and conditions that they pose merely enduce a more lateral approach to sustainable landscape practices and their incorporation into the resolution of the design. Growing Plants Plants are an essential component of sustainable landscape and garden design. Native and indigenous plants and exotic plants from comparable climatic and geological zones generally promote more sustainable garden practices. Placement and consideration of plant grouping with similar demands and cultural requirements is best practice. Water Water is an ongoing issue for Melbourne landscape and garden designers. Many years of drought have lead to an increase in the use of drought tolerant plants and water harvesting practices for all gardens in Melbourne whether they are public, private or commercial. Lachie Anderson Landscapes endeavours to incorporate practical, sustainable designs which address and resolve many of these issues through their use of appropriate, hardy materials and through strategic placement of design elements. In this way Lachie Anderson Design is leading the fray in modern landscape design and modern garden design.